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A 42-year-old female asked:

What type of med they give u for low sodium?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Hyponatremia: First you have to find out if your sodium level is low from dilution(too much water) or from depletion(loss from vomiting, diarrhea, excess sweating) also inadequate function of adrenal glands(ex:addison's disease) and inappropriate secretion of a hormone called adh (vasopressin). Each of these have different therapeutic approaches. Discuss with your pcp.
Last updated Dec 11, 2016


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